DHS Collegiate Academy Newsletter
November 6, 2020
"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."
– Malcolm X
6 - End of 1st Marking Period
9 - Beginning of 2nd Marking Period
14 - Saturday School (ALL 9th & 10th graders), 8am - 12pm - Virtual
14 - FAFSA Workshop, 10am - Virtual
19 - FAFSA Workshop, 6:30pm - Virtual
23 - 27 - No School (MAIN CAMPUS ONLY) - Thanksgiving Break
26 - 27 - No School (MVC CAMPUS) - Thanksgiving Break
Learning Method Changes
All families will have the opportunity to change between in-person and virtual learning at the end of each nine-week grading period. The second nine-week grading period begins Monday, November 9, 2020. To make a learning preference change starting with the third nine-week grading period, parents can do so using the Learning Preference Change Form.
District Assessment 1
Scholars have been diligently preparing in all classes for their upcoming district assessments. District Assessment 1 is scheduled to be administered from Monday, November 2nd through Friday, November 13th. All scholars, in-person and virtual will test. Please help us in ensuring your scholar reviews their notes, is well-rested, and present in-person or virtually for each test. Information will be given to scholars in their individual classes.
DCCCD Progress Monitoring
Week seven of instruction has concluded. Please check eCampus for all college grades. It is important that we partner together to ensure the success of your scholar. Here are some helpful links on eConnect and eCampus. Please click the links below for specific topics.
- eConnect Overview and How to Log in?
- Retrieve DCCCD ID Number
- Set Up Your eConnect Account
- Forgot/Reset eConnect Password – This will also be your eCampus password
For additional topics, visit eConnect Training Videos
eCampus “Blackboard” Training:
- How to Log in to Campus?
- How to Submit an Assignment?
- How to Use Blackboard Discussions?
- Respondus LockDown Browser – Instructors may require you to complete tests in LockDown Browser
- Blackboard Collaborate Overview – Interactive tool that allows students and instructor to engage in collaboration through videos and chat options
- Blackboard Collaborate Handout
For additional topics, visit eCampus Training Videos (Scroll to the second half of the webpage)
Parents,Please partner with us to ensure scholars are logging in at the appropriate time and completing all assignments in their high school and college courses. Teachers have communicated their distance learning expectations for scholars. Scholars will have at least two assignments per week in each class. Please support us in checking your scholar's grades in Skyward Family Access and eCampus ensuring they are completing their assignments by the established deadlines.
Technology Help Desk
Scholars actively engaged in Academic Success Days to ensure they are successful for the first nine weeks!